How many have (or need to) replaced their stator?
I'm a 2-timer as well :BLAM:. Bought an '02 new at the dealer. Replaced my first stator (1 leg burned out) at 9000 miles in August '05. Replaced my second (shorted to case) at 13,000 miles the following June. Not even a year on the replacement Electrex.joepa said:Boy this is a touchy one for me. I replaced my FIRST one in February '06 and my SECOND one in September '06. It is a 2003 now with 17,500 miles. Jugt got done replacing the final drive/splines last month. Not a good year....
all i can say is it will happen...sooner or later. to help prevent it do a r/r relocation or degoat, and chenge ur battery. other then that, start small with wrenching, and work you way up. Start with plugs, then grease your own spline, then you should be ready to pull the engine after a few of those. also get a repair book on it. make sure you have us in your back pocket :beerchug: and you will be just fine. Just remeber to lable where everything goes, and keep in mind they are just bolts.....JohnBoy750 said:Okay all,
All these posts are making me paranoid. I've had my '95, now with almots 7K on it and no problems yet. I don't know what's worse when/if it happens eventually or me not feeling comfortable enough as a wrench to fix it???
But it's a thin wall!JohnBoy750 said:Sooo I guess I have taken a few baby steps but feel like I've kind of hit a wall after that.
I had no experience with these bikes prior to buying mine. Plenty of other mechanical experience with other bikes, cars, etc.JohnBoy750 said:Thanks for teh encouragement Hizzo. There's one thing I can say for sure....I have the easy stuff down ie. plugs change, oil change, battery change, spedometer change, cable greasing. Sooo I guess I have taken a few baby steps but feel like I've kind of hit a wall after that.
Hizzo when you say electrix are you referring to Electrosport?Hizzo3 said:i strongly recomend against the electrix. seems like they are using a cheap version of both the wire and the epoxy. i know i've seen the epoxy burn up, which i am sure just adds to the damage of the stator. Also heard a few instances of where they rub slightly against the flywheel. not bad, but wear can be noticed. check back to my frankenstator post shortly. I will hopefully be doing a test run shortly.
to my understanding the are one and the same, one is the US front and the other is the EU front.artman said:Hizzo when you say electrix are you referring to Electrosport?
I got mine from them and received terriffic service plus a one year warranty.
It seems to be working out great !!:smiley_th